The voices of Temer Out! (president of Brazil) and Macri Out! (president of Argentina) were recurrent during the inaugural mobilization of the meeting, focused on the struggles in defense of democracy and against free trade agreements.
Also, the confrontation to the transnationals and the impulse to the integration of the peoples, cornerstones of the appointment, were in the calls of the thousands of activists of some 20 countries present in the march.
In a dialogue with Prensa Latina, the Mexican Gustavo Castro, from the organization Otros Mundos, member of the Friends of the Earth federation, highlighted the importance of the articulation of social movements in Latin America in the current situation in the region.
By exemplifying the importance of events like this, Castro, a participant in the march, stressed that it allows the elaboration of common strategies, not only of defense but also of prevention against mega-projects of dispossession in some territories. (Prensa Latina)